An Independent
Bookshop on the
Historic Downtown Mall

Serving Albemarle and Central Virginia since 1924

New Dominion Bookshop


New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia, located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville. Our collection includes many selections from fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature, and a unique selection of architecture and landscape gardening resources.

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At New Dominion Bookshop you will find a pleasant, old-fashioned atmosphere and a friendly, attentive staff who are interested in literature and readers like you.

New Dominion Bookshop


November 24 11:00am

Join us for a special Storytime with local author J. Robin Albertson-Wren, who will be sharing activities from her book Mindfulness for Kids.

November 30 7:00pm

Join author and cocktail historian Philip Greene as he takes you back to the golden era of 1920s Paris.

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Special orders and domestic shipping available, with free gift-wrapping!

New Dominion Bookshop


2018 Holiday List

To round off the year and ring in 2019, we've compiled a list of best new and classic books to read and give this holiday season.

Order Signed Copies of The Reckoning by John Grisham

Order your signed copy of John Grisham's new legal thriller, The Reckoning, out on October 23.

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